WoRMS taxon details

Drupella cornus (Röding, 1798)

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212155  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212155)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description A solid, white shell, up to 3 cm, with four prominent rows of spiny nodules and numerous other smaller spines. Surface...  
Description A solid, white shell, up to 3 cm, with four prominent rows of spiny nodules and numerous other smaller spines. Surface occasionally smooth, depending on the degree of overgrowth by coralline algae. Overall colour whitish with yellow aperture. A predator of living coral (corallivorous). Population explosions of this gastropod can cause extensive damage to the hard-coral cover on reefs. Habitat: on or under coral heads and boulders in the lower eulittoral and shallow sublittoral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Drupella cornus (Röding, 1798). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212155 on 2018-11-13
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2009-06-01 11:03:53Z
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original description  (ofRicinula spectrum Reeve, 1846) Reeve L.A. (1846). Monograph of the genus <i>Ricinula</i>. In: Conchologia Iconica, vol. 3, pl. 1-6 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-3, August 1846, pl. 5, September 1846; pl. 4, 6, October 1846]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11118823#page/441/mode/1up
page(s): pl. 3, species no. 19 [details]   

original description  (ofPurpura elata Blainville, 1832) Blainville H.M.D. de. (1832). Disposition méthodique des espèces récentes et fossiles des genres Pourpre, Ricinule, Licorne et Concholepas de M. de Lamarck, et description des espèces nouvelles ou peu connues, faisant partie de la collection du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. <em>Nouvelles Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle.</em> 1: 189-263, pls 9-12.
page(s): 207, pl. 11 fig. 1 [details]   

basis of record Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Claremont M., Reid D.G. & Williams S.T. (2011) Evolution of corallivory in the gastropod genus <i>Drupella</i>. <i>Coral Reefs</i> doi: 10.1007/s00338-011-0788-5, available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-011-0788-5 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Houart R., Kilburn R.N. & Marais A.P. (2010) Muricidae. Pp. 176-270, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description A solid, white shell, up to 3 cm, with four prominent rows of spiny nodules and numerous other smaller spines. Surface occasionally smooth, depending on the degree of overgrowth by coralline algae. Overall colour whitish with yellow aperture. A predator of living coral (corallivorous). Population explosions of this gastropod can cause extensive damage to the hard-coral cover on reefs. Habitat: on or under coral heads and boulders in the lower eulittoral and shallow sublittoral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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Japanese シロレイシダマシ  [details]
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